Spotting and avoiding investment scams

Even experienced investors can fall for scams. Here’s how to protect yourself. Signs of an investment scam Be extra careful with: These often aren’t protected by UK financial regulations. How to protect yourself If you think you’ve been scammed Don’t be embarrassed – always report it: Remember: It’s okay to say no to investment offers. […]

The Velod.ai Crypto Scam

Velod.ai claimed to be a revolutionary crypto investment platform using artificial intelligence (AI). But it turned out to be a scam that caused investors to lose money. How Velod.ai lured investors The telltale signs of a scam How AI is being used in crypto Protecting yourself from crypto scams The key lesson is to be […]

Beware of Fake Celebrity Endorsements for Online Investment Scams

Scammers are using fake news articles and deepfake videos to trick people into investing in online trading platforms. Don’t let these fake endorsements from famous people fool you. How the scam works Real examples of these scams Protect yourself from these scams If you have any doubts, stop communicating with them. Be very cautious about […]

Cryptocurrency Scams

Crypto scams are tricks that criminals use to steal your hard-earned digital money. Here are the main types to watch out for. Phishing scams Fake websites Unrealistic investment schemes Pump and dump scams Impersonation tricks How to stay safe from crypto scams In the risky world of crypto, it pays to be cautious. Keeping your […]

Understanding Forex Trading Scams

Forex trading scams target people using the legitimate foreign exchange market. They can be hard to spot among real trading tools and platforms. How forex scams work Common scammer tactics Protect yourself from forex scams

The Validus Crypto Scam

Validus seems to be a Ponzi scheme run by former OneCoin scammers. It follows a similar model, rewarding early investors at the expense of later ones. How Validus works Validus’s questionable history Signs of Validus’s collapse Warnings from authorities The evidence strongly suggests Validus is a scam. Investors should be very wary and report any […]

The ITP Corporation Pyramid Scheme

ITP Corporation, also known as ITP Corp, ITP Club, ITP Tron, and Coscoin, was an “investment” scheme that turned out to be a scam. Many victims are in the UK. The scam promised very high returns ITP Corp was not authorised by the FCA The scheme’s collapse ITP Corp shows signs of being a pyramid […]

CashFX: What you need to know

CashFX is a scheme that promises high returns on investments. But many authorities and experts have warned it may be a scam or fraud. Warnings from regulators Lack of proper regulation Signs it may be a Ponzi scheme Problems accessing money Recovering losses is difficult Be very careful about Cash FX Group The findings and […]

Vaquita Capital

Be wary of investments that seem too good to be true. Vaquita Capital looked like the perfect investment opportunity. But behind the slick marketing was an ugly truth. Red flags to watch for The impact on investors Always do your research The Vaquita Capital case highlights why you must do due diligence on investments. Key […]

The Hyperverse Scam

Hyperverse, also known as HyperFund, was a cryptocurrency scheme that turned out to be a massive scam. It left investors around the world facing losses of around $1.3 billion. How the scam worked Fake CEO and celebrity endorsements Legal action and criticism of regulators Impact on UK investors Help for Hyperverse victims The Hyperverse story […]